Diversity and Inclusion Statement
54 Years in Pursuit of Equality and Opportunity
For 54 years, our Boys & Girls Club has been a proud part of a 160-year movement leveling the playing field for disadvantaged youth. We help every young person – regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability or disability – to reach their full potential. We believe there is strength in diversity, and strive to be inclusive and accessible in recruiting staff, Board Members, and volunteers. Boys & Girls Clubs condemns any act of racism or discrimination, and welcomes everyone to join us in building Great Futures for our kids!
Board of Directors
Boys & Girls Clubs
December 3, 2020
On May 5, 2022, the Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS), Civil Rights Division, issued a memorandum informing FNS program recipients that the prohibition of discrimination based on sex includes gender identity and sexual orientation. The USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (NDS) has been revised to include updated language for all FNS programs.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.